[media id=7671] You Tube Well they were all circling the wagons around Ed Henry at CNN tonight and talking about how angry President Obama looked wh
March 25, 2009

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Well they were all circling the wagons around Ed Henry at CNN tonight and talking about how angry President Obama looked when he responded to Ed Henry's gotcha' question. This hackery from Alex Castellanos was some of the worst of it. Obama is going to be a one term President because Castellanos doesn't like the way he treated Ed Henry who's suddenly the tough guy now in the White House press corps along with his buddies Todd, Reid and Tapper now that Bush is gone. The networks apparently decided to let their reporters grow a spine now with their questioning after eight years of being Bush's lapdogs.

Cooper: So Alex Castellanos from the right's perspective was the President accurate when he said I want to know what I talked about before I said it?

Castellanos: Well tonight I think we saw the first hint Anderson, and it's only a small hint of a President who could be a one termer. We saw some impatience beneath the surface ahhh, on this Ed Henry question, which I thought was entirely fair. You evidently our educational system is not in as good of shape as we thought because neither Congress nor Democrats there or the President could actually read the stimulus bill.

This is language that they wrote, that Congress voted for and the President signed and they still seem to be shocked and outraged and angry even that these executives at AIG took the bonuses that the Democrats and the President gave them.

Cooper: So why do you say this makes him a one termer perhaps?

Castellanos: Well there's a short step from self confidence to arrogance and tonight we saw some impatience that lies not very deeply beneath the surface of this President. This is a young President. This is a very confident President. But this is a President that does not really have a lot of economic experience as far as creating prosperity himself. He really doesn't have that much political experience and when tested tonight we saw a little flash just under the surface, again, small hint. I think this is still an incredibly popular guy and a gifted communicator but in advertising there's a saying. Nothing kills a bad product quicker than good advertising.

He then almost gets laughed off the set. Check out the looks on Anderson Cooper, Paul Begala and David Gergen's faces while he's talking. This is the same jerk that said it was okay to call Hillary the B-word and espouses the same sort of Republican dirty tricks as Karl Rove. CNN doing its best to compete with Fox by having someone like him on their shows.

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